In a bold step, Barnsley is putting the private sector in the driving seat to help get the local economy moving.
Galglass of Barnsley gains recognition for the bespoke design and build of its innovative concrete tank for use in the renewable energy industry
Successful Barnsley human resourses network invites new members to attend its tenth event
Creating new jobs and looking forward to the future, creative design agency, Ledgard Jepson, marks its 25th anniversary in 2013.
Enterprising Barnsley has worked with over 200 local businesses and helped them to develop and grow in 2012
The current SCMS e-tendering portal will no longer be used by the Yorkshire and Humber authorities with effect from midnight on 31st December 2012. SCMS will be replaced by a new e-tendering system called YORtender hosted by Due North. Following successful implementation the site will go live on 1st January 2013
Brothers Josh and Jake Ingamells re-launch their business, Big Sky Records, with new studio offer
Ellbee Ltd expects to create around new 60 jobs in Barnsley as it moves to a huge new factory in the borough
Helicopter rescue workers in Japan have become one of first international customers for AZDRY
Bespoke silverware made in Barnsley is helping regiments across the UK commemorate military campaigns and fallen soldiers
Manvers Engineering has developed a device to stop pollution from a table-top prototype to £1.2m success story
Mel Fenna, of Creative Network, tells her business start-up story, and encourages others to find out more about business support in Barnsley
IT support company, Cultrix, which helps to keep hundreds of charities running smoothly, is expanding
An innovative facility for companies making equipment which must be kept as free from contamination as possible has opened in Barnsley.
New product - the SensoryPod - is marketed to schools, colleges and visitor attractions by Osborne Technologies Ltd
Self-build housing business, Site 4 Self Build, lays solid foundations in Barnsley
Would-be entrepreneurs thinking of setting up in business are being invited to events to find out more about the start-up scheme, SmartStart
Expanding Barnsley business, SolidCAM UK, boosts manufacturing by supplying the very latest computer software to drive machinery more efficiently
Barnsley is the star as the team from Channel 4's 4Talent development programme spent a day here in June encouraging young talent into broadcasting
Folio Albums of Barnsley successfully market new-style albums to wedding photographers across the UK and abroad
Kustom Sport Ltd of Barnsley expands its business transforming boring white vans into cool, customised campers
Barnsley businesses had an inspiring insight into the benefits of digital technology at an event organised by business support organisation Enterprising Barnsley.
Barnsley metal fabrications firm, Premier Engineering Ltd, goes from strength to strength and aims for further expansion creating up to ten new jobs.
Geckos, chipmunks and rheas, an ostrich-like bird, aren’t usually found on a Yorkshire farm but a local attraction is hoping they will help boost visitor numbers.
A former South Yorkshire Police detective is using his skills to build a new business catching people breaking the law
world-renowned Barnsley photographer has proved he’s mastered the long game after notching up 25 years capturing images of golf superstars.
A Barnsley firm which recycles some of Britain’s biggest pieces of electrical kit is powering towards the future thanks to £4 million of developments
Barnsley company is using the remarkable power of a humble plant to clean up contaminated water on oilfields in Africa
A new scheme has been unveiled to help encourage more entrepreneurs in Barnsley. The news comes as the town is highlighted as one of the worst in the country for business start-ups, with half as many new businesses being created compared with places like Brighton and Aberdeen.
An award-winning liqueur range inspired by Britain’s best-loved puddings is bringing growing success for its Barnsley creator. Restaurant owner Andy Gardiner began experimenting with recipes two years ago and, with the help of business support programme Enterprising Barnsley, has turned ‘a bit of fun’ into a thriving business - Boozy Infusion.
A former actor who was the star of one of Britain’s most memorable TV adverts has started a very different venture by setting up a new micro-brewery in Barnsley.
A Barnsley company is helping to fuel the recovery of hospital patients by transforming the way meals are delivered to their bedsides. Anglo Caledonian Enterprises Ltd is the only UK company to supply state of the art ISECO patient meal trolleys and systems which are designed to keep meals as fresh, tasty and safe to eat as when they leave the production kitchen.
Barnsley company takes to the moors to help restore rare wildlife habitats
The couple at the helm of Bumford Heating are handing over to the next generation of their family after 43 years at the helm.
Bigfoot Digital ready to step up their game in 2012 in their new Barnsley base.
Business Support programme helps to create or save more than 1000 jobs in the borough
Enterprising Barnsley's HR networking event programme announces Social Media in the Workplace event.
A South Yorkshire children’s clothes range is proving so popular on the mountains and the high street it’s selling out before it’s even got to the shops.
Barnsley tourist attraction Cannon Hall Farm has seen gate takings rise by over 30 per cent in 2011 thanks to an on-going programme of improvements.
A Barnsley firm has developed a new tool to protect firms from that ultimate business nightmare – all the computers going down.
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New super fast broadband service launches at the Digital Media Centre. Internet speeds of up to 40Mbps for upload and download are now available with the capacity for up to 100Mbps
The insolvency service has reported a 6.5% increase in the number of insolvencies on the same period last year. It is also an increase of 0.1% on the previous quarter.
Lean and innovative is the recipe for the future success of manufacturing in Yorkshire, according to experts as a free supplement from www.thebusinessdesk.com is released.
University of Sheffield call for interest in SME careers fair as they prepare to run an Engineering, Science and IT fair for larger organisations.
Provisional figures published indicate that apprenticeship starts for academic year 2010/11 have risen by more than 50 per cent compared with final figures from 2009-10
THE total value of commercial property investment transactions across Yorkshire and the Humber increased by almost £200m in the third quarter of this year, according to new research.
INVESTORS have been advised by a leading investment strategist to "don't just do something; stand there" when it comes to managing their assets despite the volatile market conditions.
South Yorkshire-based solar panel business Nationwide Solar has expanded into new premises after a number of contract wins this year.
Home, leisure and garden retailer The Range is to create 150 jobs in South Yorkshire with the opening of a new store in Barnsley
Manufacturers expect orders and outputs to fall over the next three months, according to new figures.
Britain’s “terrible” employment laws are undermining economic growth and should be overhauled, according to the confidential report obtained by The Daily Telegraph
Workers are more likely to be looking for a new job if they do not have much trust in their senior managers, feel dissatisfied or are under excessive pressure every day, said the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).
The new £2.5bn Business Growth Fund will increase the range of funding options available to entrepreneurs as opposed to competing head on with existing financiers, according to regional director Andy Gregory.
August 2011 report on a series of surveys among small and medium-sized (SME) employer enterprises across the UK. The survey assesses how well or badly small businesses are performing, their needs, concerns and barriers to growth. Highlights changes in the findings between the waves of the Business Barometer, and the larger small business surveys, that are statistically significant
Business in the North are proving more resilient in the face of tough economic conditions, new research suggests.
Chuka Umunna has written to Vince Cable, the business secretary, demanding an explanation for the “lack of progress” on getting RGF money to businesses – and seeking clarification on how many companies the fund has actually assisted following apparent disagreement within the coalition.
The CPA said more than £32bn of construction activity had been lost since the beginning of the financial crisis in 2007, and predicted a fall in construction output of more than 1pc this year.
Leading high street retailer Jane Norman is the latest high profile company to be put into administration, hot on the heels of the news that Habitat is to close 30 stores outside of London. Home fittings company Homeform, the owner of Moben, Dolphin and Kitchens Direct, was also put into administration last week.
The rest of the economy is being "significantly outperformed" by the co-operative sector, according to a recent study. The combined turnover of all UK co-operatives grew by 4.4% last year to £33bn, and has grown by 21% since 2008 and the start of the credit crunch.
A new enterprise has been launched in Barnsley to recycle unwanted wood into everything from kindling and fence posts to toys and furniture
Barnsley MBC welcomes Centre for Cities report showing town has highest growth in private sector jobs.